Holidays at The Del

Skating by the Sea returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 10th year from Thanksgiving day, November 27, through January 4. This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations.

From November 27-December 18, the rink will be open weekdays, 3:30pm – 10pm (except during school holidays, Nov. 28 and starting Dec. 19), Saturdays and Nov. 28, 10am – 10pm, and Sundays 11am – 8pm. From December 19-January 4, it will be open daily from 10am-10pm, holidays 11am-9pm (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve).

Skating is $25 per person and ice skate rentals are free. Skate times may be limited to 90 minutes based on capacity. Tickets will be sold online and via phone beginning November 3, and at the rink starting 15 minutes prior to opening. There are group discounts, professional skating instruction, and season passes available ($350 individual and $1000 for a family of four). All skaters must sign a waiver prior to entering the rink. Group skating inquiries and special requests should be directed to the rink manager, Donald Squires at A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego.

Throughout December, The Del offers additional holiday fun for all ages including Victorian Tea, Sunday Brunch with Santa, holiday feasts, an extravagant New Year’s Eve gala and special holiday packages.

For more information and reservations please visit or call 800-HOTEL DEL.

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